What's Going On

What to do and when to know in DeKalb County Illinois. This category contains featurettes of happenings around the county. Be sure to check out The Best Event Calendar on any side of the Kishwaukee River! for more coverage.

The 7th Annual Community Fiesta Fundraiser will be in the Van Buer Plaza and Palmer Court in Downtown DeKalb this coming Saturday, September 18th, from 2pm-8pm.  Conexion Comunidad and presenting partner Kish Health System, are kicking off Hispanic Heritage Month by celebrating different cultures of DeKalb County and its...

The Holiday Healing Show

This year's Holiday Healing Show at the House Cafe will see all proceeds benefit DeKalb's own "Feed 'em Soup Community Project".  Come join in the fun from noon to 8pm this Sunday, December 19th, enjoy the music, dance raffles and show. The holidays wouldn't be the same...
A win tonight will give the NIU Huskies the recognition they've earned. A team two points short of a perfect season and one win away from capturing their third consecutive MAC West title deserves enough love from the pollsters for a top 25 ranking. Expect the dogs to be barking...
The Sycamore Film Festival is a one day event celebrating high quality independent films from around the world. Film lovers from all over the Midwest can gather in quaint downtown Sycamore to watch over 30 films.  Documentary, Short, Feature and Student filmmakers from around the world will gather to...
To Go Into Effect at  5:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 1st The City of DeKalb announced today that it has put into effect a city-wide snow emergency from 5:00 p.m. Tuesday until further notice. According to the National Weather Service, conditions will deteriorate rapidly with travel likely to become virtually impossible...
Come learn about the DeKalb community volunteer’s efforts in the Frontier Communications America’s Best Communities competition at 7pm tonight, Thursday, March 24th at the Egyptian Theatre. Originally nearly 400 communities submitted to the competition. Now down to only 15 communities, DeKalb is the only community in Illinois remaining in...
Enjoy music, movies, and more at Sandwich Park District's party in the park held at James Knights Park (1001 N. Latham, Sandwich) this Friday, July 10th, 2015. Call your friends, family, co-workers and neighbors and invite them too! Concessions available at 6:00 p.m. by Boy Scout Troop 45. Bring your lawn...
The Joiner Restoration Committee will have two clean-up days in May. The first one is this Saturday, May 15th at 10:00am. The rain date is Saturday, May 28th at 10:00am.  Since 2005 several members and adults from Boy Scout Troop 40 of Sycamore have helped with the clean-up. They...
Alaska, Japan, Sweden, Mexico, France and Iraq are not necessarily places you would describe as having a strong connection to Sycamore. However, in the Sycamore History Museum’s new exhibit “Adventures To and From Sycamore” these faraway lands are connected to local people with amazing stories. The exhibit has four main...
Take a break from cooking Thursday, Feb. 26, to enjoy a toasty sandwich, hearty soup or a fresh salad while helping to raise funds for a local cause. From 4 to 8 p.m., the Potbelly Sandwich Shop at 1013 W. Lincoln Hwy. will donate 25 percent of its sales to...
The current hot topics of pension reforms, fair maps, and fracking will be topics for ongoing discussions at the next League of Women Voters of DeKalb County meeting that will be held on Wednesday, May 28th, at 7:00 p.m. at Colonial House, which is in the 1600 block of...
  Have you ever wanted to sit down with the police chief or local officers, ask questions, and maybe voice concerns? Join DeKalb's Police Chief Gene Lowery for refreshments and good conversation about any issues that are important to you. No speeches, no agenda. It’s about coming together for coffee...